Wellesley Senior High School

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50 Rice St

Wellesley, MA 02482

(781) 446-6290

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public, Magnet

Student Enrollment: 1,461

Students Per Teacher: 7

Parent Reviews

7 Parent Reviews for Wellesley Senior High School

This High School is excellent in that the teaching staff is top notch. There are so many courses to choose from and the individual departments and teacher encourage student to challenge themselves, stretch themselves and not limit them to mid-level course offerings. There seems to be a lot of communication ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/31/14

If your child is self motivated and has no learning challenges, your child could do very well here. My experience has been a mixed bag--some really good teachers and administrators, and some who seem friendly enough but really have no idea how to identify or help a student when things start going wrong. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/25/13

(One of the previous reviewers should know better than to write "alot." The correct way is "a lot.") Many thanks to the wonderful English teachers at WHS....and all the others who cared so much about each student. I cannot wait for the new school facilities to open in February. Two of our four children ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/17/11

I graduated from Wellesley High School. Please do not send your child if there are any learning disabilities, they will not get the services they need. If your child is a main stream student they will be fine.

Posted by a parent on 08/25/09

I went to Wellesley High and when I got to college I discovered I was way ahead of alot of the freshman. Good teachers, small classes, like private school in some ways. A word of advice, I was recommended for many level 2 classes and fought the recommendation on some of them. If your child thinks ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 11/03/08

Wellesley is an excellent high school, but beware that the academic focus is quite clearly on the humanities. Math and sciences tend to get shunted to the side in favor of history and English.

Posted by a student on 08/23/05

You can't beat Wellesley High School. Great resources and support. Acceptances to top colleges rival, or exceed, those of private schools in the area. One of the best public high schools in the country.

Posted by a parent on 02/19/05

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Test scores for Wellesley Senior High School

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Test Year: 2011
Wellesley Senior High School
Wellesley Public Schools
* In 2010-2011 Massachusetts used the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) to test students in grades 3 though 8 and 10 in English language arts and math, and in grades 5, 8, and 10 in science. The grade 10 MCAS is a high school graduation requirement. The MCAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Massachusetts. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

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Wellesley schools — Wellesley Senior High School is located at 50 Rice St, Wellesley MA 02482. 50 Rice St is in the 02482 ZIP code in Wellesley, MA The school district for Wellesley Senior High School is the Wellesley Public Schools. Wellesley Senior High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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